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Lowestoft Porcelain Teapot and Cover

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Lowestoft Porcelain Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1787, globular shape with loop handle, polychrome enamel decorated with diapering to a bib border with butterflies above floral sprigs, a large floral spray flanked by sprigs to one side, all in the manner of Thomas Curtis, the reverse inscribed "John, Harm. 1787," ht. 6 1/4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Lowestoft Porcelain, by G. Godden, plate 208, p. 171; similar illustrated in a Collector's History of British Porcelain, by J. and M. Cushion, p. 152.
Estimate $600-800

Cover: Shallow 1/4" rim chip; other rim chips restored.
Pot: Slight enamel flakes to spout; curled hairline of approx. 1 3/4" to the body below the spout terminal.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thomas Curtis, Ceramic materials, Chinese culture, Dielectrics, Lowestoft Porcelain Factory, Porcelain, Pottery, Tableware, United Kingdom

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